Sustainable diets have been around for ages, but an emerging cookbook genre signals a new appetite for change.
In this podcast episode, Executive Director Ana Bradley interviews science journalist Sarah DeWeerdt about recent orca “uprisings.”
Amid the fake beef culture wars, why does the “naturalness” of meat go unquestioned?
During the pandemic, plant-based meat consumption and media coverage exploded. Now, a host of trend pieces decry its demise. That shift is no organic accident.
Dr. Jacquet discusses the growing octopus farm industry, including the world’s first octopus factory farm proposed by Nueva Pescanova.
Looking for a few intriguing summer reads and podcasts to deepen your understanding of the food system? We’ve got you covered.
Big Ag has demanded billions of federal dollars to reduce its water usage.
Advocates for humans, animals and our ecosystems are natural allies in the fight against oppressive colonial structures.
Factory farming has harmed the earth and countless animals, and changed the way we eat.
Indigenous Voices for Saving Animals and Earth is a series of essays from Indigenous peoples illuminating perspectives on the past and future.
Often called Navajo, the Diné people were best known for herding sheep. Yet this Indigenous tribe originally ate a plant-rich diet of crops like beans, corn and squash.
In this conversation, Moby—musician, songwriter, producer and animal rights activist—and Sentient Media’s founder, Mikko Järvenpää discuss punk rock’s tie to veganism, animal agriculture’s impact on the world around us, American media’s coverage of animals (or lack thereof) and Moby’s new film.
Media recap of the top stories in agriculture, climate, science and justice in 60 seconds.
New Video: The Guardian columnist explains what’s actually behind the Dutch farmer protests and the truth about nitrate pollution as part of Sentient Media original series The Correction.
President of Mercy for Animals, Leah Garcés, shares the truth about how farming works in the United States.
What does ChatGPT think about factory farming?
From feeding cows seaweed to local vs imported food to regenerative agriculture, Nicholas Carter delivers the facts about the impact of how we eat and what we can do about it.
“Once we all realize that all of our oppressions are interlinked, all the movements will benefit”
In The Correction, Sentient Media editors critique how the media covers animals.
In this episode, Brian Kateman shares his thoughts on celebrating wins, why longtermism could actually be a bad idea for the future of life on earth and more.
A new investigation has revealed millions in industry funding to a UC Davis professor who downplays factory farming’s role in the climate crisis.
An interview with the veterinarian providing care to companion animals living with homeless residents across California.
Foodsharing has rescued 178 million pounds of food from landfill since 2012. Yet experts say more should be done to combat food waste on a global scale.
A recent article in Popular Science touts “sustainably-sourced seafood” without reporting on the massive damage caused by industrial fishing and aquaculture.
The plan relies heavily on meat and dairy industry donations while mostly ignoring the power of plant-based diets.
Media coverage often misses the root cause of factory farm pollution.
In this episode, Jasmin Singer shares her take on judgment, why reporting from the crossroads of various movements is so important and the role of faith and hope in activism.
News reports of a recent Cornell study got the numbers wrong — shifting to plant-based diets will not cause massive farm job losses.
“Meeting a cow or a sheep is just like meeting a new person…They may not be human, but you hear their stories and know they have the ability to suffer and create friendships.”
In this episode, Monique Koch shares her story including her take on unlearning habits and beliefs and how the representation of vegans in the media has changed.
A recent Mother Jones story on the shortage of lab monkeys failed to ask questions about the ethics of animal testing.
Starbucks could easily drop its plant milk surcharge. If it believes its own climate rhetoric, it can’t afford not to.
The first animal welfare act in modern history had its flaws, but it also galvanized action.
Dr. Terrence Ferguson and Dr. Vernard Hodges are the stars of the hit TV show, Critter Fixers. Their mission is to mentor the next generation of veterinarians.
News reports continue to omit Dutch agribusiness interests from protest coverage.
Happy the Elephant’s case shows how animal exploitation industries obstruct legal progress.
A recent Canary Media story perpetuates the myth that exploiting animals is an acceptable and unavoidable part of life.
In this episode, Vox staff writer Kenny Torrella discusses celebrity fails, when plant-based food tastes bad, and what a perfect future might look like.
Plant-based foods owe much of their recent success to the Global South. Young people are embracing this rich culinary history as an instrument of change.
Reducing meat consumption is one of the most meaningful ways individuals can fight climate change. Experts say dietary changes at the local level are necessary to make a meaningful impact.
Research shows that Gen Z is shifting to plant-based diets faster than older generations to avoid climate disaster. Will it be enough?
Safely disposing of the dead birds and implementing effective safety measures to prevent the next outbreak prove to be a significant challenge.
While Happy remains behind bars, the elephant’s legal team says the case represents a paradigm shift in the way humans grant legal rights to animals.
Check out the first interview from our new series, Sentient Media Spotlight, that celebrates people making a profound impact in their communities.
Sentient Media’s Associate Editor Claire Hamlett critiques the Guardian’s coverage of avian flu in an excerpt from our brand new, special-edition newsletter, The Correction.
The climate and biodiversity crises are equally important and entirely interconnected. But experts say the media isn’t giving biodiversity the attention it deserves.
In this episode, award-winning journalist Jessica Scott-Reid discusses the challenges of reporting on farmed animals for mainstream media.
Media bias goes far beyond the pages of newspapers and websites. It feeds a culture and legal system that allows animal suffering to go unnoticed.
Studies show that television has the power to shape public opinion. But when it comes to meat production, many tip-toe around the issue.